a poet speaks
you listen

and another
and another

as you listen

personal voices

voices for others

you hear a line in your head
realize it’s your own
by the lines you’ve just heard

and then it’s gone

because you listen

but you still take something home

I attended the 4th Annual Unbound Book Festival at Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri, today. There were writing panels, author conversations and readings by both novelists and poets held at various venues around campus. I attended readings by the following poets: Randall Horton, Aaron Coleman, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Kevin Coval, Sarah Gambito and Monica Ferrell.

I’ve written about the previous two festivals here and here.



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